MS13-029: Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Client Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2828223)
High Nessus Plugin ID 65876
SynopsisIt is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote host through the Remote Desktop ActiveX control.
DescriptionThe remote host contains a version of the Remote Desktop ActiveX control that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability when attempting to access an object in memory that has been deleted.
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a specially crafted webpage, this issue could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 7, 2008, and 2008 R2.